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Bethesda Lutheran Communities

Home Care Provider

Bethesda Lutheran Communities
Multiple Cities, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 09/24/2010
Categories: Health Care - House Parent
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Direct Support Professional Full Time and Part Time Positions. These positions involve the direct daily care of the people we support.

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you are a caring, dependable, fun loving, energetic, and a team player please give us a call and join our team. Bring your Talent to our home!

• Provides supports to people served by assisting in the development and implementation of all Support Plans, including spiritual life supports, assisting people in achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day, and supporting people to be independent in activities of daily living;
• Assists with information gathering for Personal Outcome Measures, and other assessments; Assists people with maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly home by following safety and infection control procedures;
• Educates people about maintaining homes; Maintains and expands skills and knowledge relevant to providing high quality support and services. Obtains and maintains all required certifications and trainings and applies the information to support people served; Maintains open communication and cooperative work effort with Lead DSP and other staff to assure quality and continuity of support to people served; Supports the Bethesda Mission, Vision, and Core Values while empowering each person to direct their own life choices; Reports and/or documents routine and unusual events including completing daily logs, incident reports, outcome data sheets, etc. in a concise, understandable, and legible manner;
• Assists people with fiscal management while safeguarding their funds. This may include completing ledgers, reconciling accounts and assisting people with spending choices;
• Ensures that people exercise their rights and that rights are not restricted without due process, ensures people are treated with dignity and respect;

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Valid/ current Indiana drivers license in good standing as defined by Bethesda
• Pass state background check
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Caring attitude towards individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
• Must be willing and able to assist the individuals we support with completion of activities of daily living including toileting, grooming, dressing, housekeeping, eating, transportation, medication
administration, and bathing
• Team player

Bethesda Lutheran Communities Mission, Vision, and Values drive our positive work environment and the happiness of our employees.

Our Mission is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through services that share the good news of Jesus Christ. Bethesda's Vision is to be the foremost provider of supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Most important to our staff is the Value of fun and fellowship in the workplace is encouraged.

Join us in supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a home setting. This is a rewarding position with excellent career opportunities.

We offer FT and PT opportunities. If you are a caring, dependable, fun loving, energetic, and a team player please give us a call and join our team.

Bring your Talent to our home!

The positions are located in:
• University Heights
• Cleveland Heights
• Lakewood
• North Olmsted
• Elyria, Berea
• Fairview Park
• Lorain

Some day shift positions available but we are a 24 / 7 operation. Most openings are afternoons, evenings, nights & week ends.

Please visit our Employment page on our website to see Current Job Openings and then fill our our Online Form to Submit your Application, thank you.

You may also forward your Resume and Cover Letter to the following Email Address: